Einstein s Theory of Relativity

Author: Max Born
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486142128
Release Date: 2012-05-23
Genre: Science

Semi-technical account includes a review of classical physics (origin of space and time measurements, Ptolemaic and Copernican astronomy, laws of motion, inertia, more) and of Einstein's theories of relativity.

Understanding Einstein s Theories of Relativity

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486266591
Release Date: 1983
Genre: Science

Clear, concise exposition of both the special and general theories of relativity, intended for nonscientific readers with a knowledge of high school math. Topics include simultaneity, time dilation, length contraction, the possibility of travel to a distant star, non-Euclidean geometries, black holes, and the structure of the universe. 158 illustrations.

Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity

Author: Robert Cwiklik
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0812039211
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Traces the life and work of the physicist whose theory of relativity revolutionized scientific thinking.

Einstein s Theories of Relativity and Gravitation

Author: James Malcolm Bird
Publisher:
ISBN: HARVARD:HWSQE7
Release Date: 1921
Genre: Relativity (Physics)

Einstein's theory of relativity confounded and excited both professional and amateur scientists with its explanation of the intricacies of how the world and the universe truly work, rather than how people wished or believed they worked. His view of relativity dismantled Newton's theory of space and time as absolutes, adding the concept of curved space-time, which deals with the velocity of motion. Einstein explains his theory of physics in a way that was designed not only for scientists with a knowledge of the complicated math involved but for the general reader as well.

The Theory of Relativity

Author: Albert Einstein
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 9781453204696
Release Date: 2011-09-27
Genre: Science

E=mc2 is the world’s most famous equation. Discover the thought process and physics behind general relativity and Einstein’s contribution to science, in this authorized edition. In this collection of his seven most important essays on physics, Einstein guides his reader step-by-step through the many layers of scientific theory that formed a starting point for his discoveries. By both supporting and refuting the theories and scientific efforts of his predecessors, Einstein reveals in a clear voice the origins and meaning of such significant topics as physics and reality, the fundamentals of theoretical physics, the common language of science, the laws of science and of ethics, and an elementary derivation of the equivalence of mass and energy. This remarkable collection allows the general reader to understand not only the significance of Einstein’s masterpiece, but also the brilliant mind behind it. This authorized ebook features a new introduction by Neil Berger and an illustrated biography of Albert Einstein, which includes rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the Albert Einstein Archives at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

The Einstein Theory of Relativity

Author: Lillian R. Lieber
Publisher: Paul Dry Books
ISBN: 9781589880443
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Mathematics

"A clear and vivid exposition of the essential ideas and methods of the theory of relativity...can be warmly recommended especially to those who cannot spend too much time on the subject." -- Albert Einstein. Using "just enough mathematics to help and not to hinder the lay reader", Lillian Lieber provides a thorough explanation of Einstein's theory of relativity. Her delightful style, in combination with her husband's charming illustrations, makes for an interesting and accessible read about one of the greatest ideas of all times.

Einstein s Theories of Relativity

Author: Alan Morton
Publisher: Evans Brothers
ISBN: 9780237536299
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Discoveries in science

Einstein's Theories of Relativity looks at the life and times of the man himself and the beliefs about the laws of physics prior to his theories. It explains what relativity is, & how we can understand it in relation to our everyday lives, before investigating in detail the theories of Special and General Relativity. The book goes on to show how these amazing ideas opened up a whole new understanding of universal forces, from the power in the nucleus of an atom to the way massive bodies in space behave.

Einstein

Author: Walter Isaacson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781847395894
Release Date: 2008-09-04
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

NOW A MAJOR SERIES 'GENIUS' ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, PRODUCED BY RON HOWARD AND STARRING GEOFFREY RUSH Einstein is the great icon of our age: the kindly refugee from oppression whose wild halo of hair, twinkling eyes, engaging humanity and extraordinary brilliance made his face a symbol and his name a synonym for genius. He was a rebel and nonconformist from boyhood days. His character, creativity and imagination were related, and they drove both his life and his science. In this marvellously clear and accessible narrative, Walter Isaacson explains how his mind worked and the mysteries of the universe that he discovered. Einstein's success came from questioning conventional wisdom and marvelling at mysteries that struck others as mundane. This led him to embrace a worldview based on respect for free spirits and free individuals. All of which helped make Einstein into a rebel but with a reverence for the harmony of nature, one with just the right blend of imagination and wisdom to transform our understanding of the universe. This new biography, the first since all of Einstein's papers have become available, is the fullest picture yet of one of the key figures of the twentieth century. This is the first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available -- a fully realised portrait of this extraordinary human being, and great genius. Praise for EINSTEIN by Walter Isaacson:- 'YOU REALLY MUST READ THIS.' Sunday Times 'As pithy as Einstein himself.’ New Scientist ‘[A] brilliant biography, rich with newly available archival material.’ Literary Review ‘Beautifully written, it renders the physics understandable.’ Sunday Telegraph ‘Isaacson is excellent at explaining the science. ' Daily Express

What Is Relativity

Author: L. D. Landau
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486163482
Release Date: 2013-01-23
Genre: Science

Written by a Nobel Prize physicist and his colleague, this compelling book uses familiar objects (trains, rulers, clocks) to illuminate the more subtle aspects of relativity. 23 illustrations. 1959 edition.

From Newton s Laws to Einstein s Theory of Relativity

Author: Lizhi Fang
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9971978369
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Science

This book aims to introduce to the reader the main thread of development from Newton's laws to Einstein's theory of relativity. Limited by its scope and avoiding as much as possible the use of mathematical apparatus, the authors try to clarify the most fundamental ideas and concepts. Both authors hold a deep reverence for Galileo and Einstein, and this book is dedicated to these two great scientists.

Einstein s Theory of Relativity Physics Reference Book for Grade 5 Children s Physics Books

Author: Baby Professor
Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN: 9781541919037
Release Date: 2017-05-15
Genre: Education

Did you know that Einstein’s Theory of Relativity was confirmed decades after his death? That’s how brilliant Albert Einstein is! In this book, we’re going to discuss the Theory of Relativity. What does it mean and how does it affect our lives? Get ready for some big facts. Get a copy today!

Substance and Function and Einstein s Theory of Relativity

Author: Ernst Cassirer
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486495477
Release Date: 2004-01
Genre: Science

Double-volume work features the establishment of a general philosophical system in which Einstein's theory of relativity is regarded as the natural progression of the motives inherent to mathematics and the physical sciences. 1923 edition.

The Einstein Theory of Relativity

Author: Lorentz Hendrik Antoon
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 153310686X
Release Date: 2016-05-05
Genre:

Whether it is true or not that not more than twelve persons in all the world are able to understand Einstein's Theory, it is nevertheless a fact that there is a constant demand for information about this much-debated topic of relativity. The books published on the subject are so technical that only a person trained in pure physics and higher mathematics is able to fully understand them. In order to make a popular explanation of this far-reaching theory available, the present book is published.